Grading the States 2006
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Grading the States 2006: Florida

Florida

Report Card

Overall Grade:

C-

Category Grades:

Infrastructure:

F

Information Access:

B+

Services:

D+

Recovery Supports:

C+
 

Spending, Income, & Rankings

 

 

National Rank

Per Capita Mental Health Spending

$37.99

48

Per Capita Income

$28,907

24

Total Mental Health Spending (in millions)

$644

12

Suicide Rank
15
 

Recent Innovations

  • Successful employment initiatives
  • Promising growth in supported housing programs
  • Growing penetration of jail diversion strategies
 

Urgent Needs

  • State leadership in developing a statewide standard of care
  • Assurance of protections in Medicaid reforms
  • Access to prescription drugs
  • Expansion of Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) programs and treatment for mental illness in jails and prisons


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More Information

Grading the States 2006: Florida - Narrative
Read the full narrative from NAMI's report on Florida's health care system for serious mental illness


Grading the States 2006: Florida - Score Card
View the details of how Florida scored on the criteria used by NAMI in evaluating its health care system for serious mental illness.


Other Resources

Grading the States 2009

State & Local NAMIs
NAMI has a state organization in every state and over 1,000 local affiliates. Connect with the NAMI nearest you, and find out how you can get involved.

Grading the States 2006 Online Discussion
Share your comments, reactions, personal stories and ideas around NAMI's report on the state of America's health care system for serious mental illness.


News Coverage

State gets low grade on mental health care
News of NAMI's Grading the States 2006 report from The Bradenton Herald - FL.
3/02/2006


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